Beaver County

• Old Economy Village, 270 16th St., Ambridge, is now open for the season. This National Historic Landmark is furnished with collections of the Harmony Society, German immigrants known for industrial prosperity in textiles, railroad investments and wine making. The site offers 17 historic structures, gardens, original tools and furnishings, Visitor Center, orientation movie, exhibits, and Museum Store. Old Economy Village is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Call (724) 266-4500 ext. 101 or visit

• R-Act Theater Productions presents “Moon Over Buffalo” at The Avenue Theater, 158 Brighton Ave., Rochester. Two fading stars of the 1950’s have one last shot at stardom. Unfortunately, everything that could go wrong, does go wrong, in this comedic farce. Show time is 7 p.m. June 2, 3, 9 and 10. Tickets can be purchased online for $10 at Call (724) 775-6844.

• Darlington Days is a celebration highlighting the town of Darlington and will take place at 5 p.m. June 2 and all day June 3 and 4. Friday night will feature a polo game and tailgate party. Other celebration events include local museums, live entertainment, kids games, craft show, food vendors, car cruise, yard sales, and parade, all free of cost. Call (724) 827-2132 for details.

• The Western Pennsylvania Soap Box Derby local race is set to take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 3 at 14th St. and Duss Ave., Ambridge. Come out to support the nearly 40 local kids racing to win and represent western Pennsylvania in the All American Soap Box Derby World Finals. Call (724) 777-0568 or visit

• Mark your calendar for the Baden community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 3. Maps are available at the Baden Borough Building, 149 State St., Baden, one week prior to the sale. Call (724) 869-3700.

• Come down to McGuire Memorial Main Campus, 2119 Mercer Rd., New Brighton, for the Car Cruise for Kids from noon to 4 p.m. June 4. Participants will enjoy a fun and affordable family afternoon that includes food booths, door prizes, basket raffle, 50/50, DJ, cars and more cars. Suggested donation of $5 is appreciated. Call (724) 774-4640 or visit

• The Beaver Area Heritage Museum, One River Rd. Extension, Beaver, is now open and features rotating exhibits on the people, events and objects that have shaped the Beaver Area, and it is free of cost. It is housed in a renovated 105 year old railroad freight station and 200 year old log house. The museum is open March through December from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Call (724) 775-7174 or

• The New Galilee Community Carnival will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. June 7, 8 and 9 and from noon to 11 p.m. June 10 on the corner of routes 351 and 168, New Galilee. Enjoy a car cruise, carnival rides, parade, fireworks, games, food, live bands, tractor raffle, 50/50s and more. Call (724) 888-6817 or visit

• Come out to E.B. McNitt Apartments, 805 Allegheny St., New Brighton, for a concert at 7 p.m. June 5. Donna Mark and Groom will perform.

• The annual Garrison Day craft sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 10 at Downtown Parks, Beaver. This event features a large selection of arts and crafts, antiques, food and refreshments, an art show, music by the Fort McIntosh Fife and Drum Corps and other lively entertainment. Admission is free. Call (724) 775-7174 or visit

• The annual Strawberry Festival will take place at St. John’s Burry’s Church, 1835 State Route 68, Rochester, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 10. Enjoy a delicious meal and strawberry dessert. Donations for meal appreciated. Call (724) 452-6941 or visit

• Come out for the 15th annual Support Our Troops Rally from 3 to 6 p.m. June 11 at Irvine Park Gazebo, Beaver. Come celebrate America, our veterans and our troops. There will be entertainment, music and food. Bring your flag and a chair. Visit

• The Pittsburgh Banjo Club will perform a concert in the park at Hopewell Community Park, 2500 Laird Dr., Aliquippa, at 7 p.m. June 20. In case of inclement weather, concert will take place at Hopewell Area Junior High School, 2354 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa. Visit for details.

• Come out for the Monaca Mad Dash 5K Run/Walk June 24 at John A. Antoline Park, 1098 Jackson Ave., Monaca. Enjoy this annual run or walk along the streets of Monaca. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and race starts at 9 a.m. Pre-register at Pre-registration is $15 in advance; $20 race day. Visit

• Senator Elder Vogel presents the eighth annual Kids Extravaganza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 24 at the Community College of Beaver County Dome, One Campus Drive, Monaca. Bring the grandkids out for refreshments, games, crafts, door prizes and activities. The Carnegie Museum of National History’s Spinosaurus “Spiny” will be making an appearance. Also artifacts and fun interactive activities that will help children learn more about dinosaurs. Call (724) 774-0444 or visit